Dr. Deborah Serani



The second edition of the award-winning Living with Depression will help readers discover new forms of depression, treatments and resources. This fully updated book offers a comprehensive approach to living, and living well, with depression.

"Sometimes When I'm Worried" received a 5 star review from Readers' Favorite and a rare starred review from Kirkus. Buy yours here or at the "Sometimes When" book series site at Free Spirit Publishing.

"Sometimes When I'm Mad" is published by Free Spirit Publishing.  It is endorsed by Raffi, child advocate and singer - and also received a 5 star review from Reader's Favorite and Kirkus Reviews. It won the Finalist category in the 2021 CIBA Little Peeps Early Readers Book Awards.

"Sometimes When I'm Sad" won the 2020 Finalist Award in Children's Picture Books at the Readers' Favorite Book Awards and the International Book Awards.

"The Ninth Session"   won a Finalist medal in the Readers Favorite 2021 Audiobook Contest, won the 2020 Suspense Book of the Year Award at the New York City Big Book Awards, and the 2020 Bronze Medal Book of the Year Award in Suspense at the Readers' Favorite Book Awards. The 2019 Suspense Winner Book of the Year Award from The Beverly Hills Book Awards. As well as a Finalist medal for Suspense in the 2019 NIEA Book Awards and the 2020 American Fiction Book Awards.

Read Aloud Visits

The award-winning "Sometimes When" Book Series by Dr. Deborah Serani helps young children work through big feelings. These stories reach and teach children about social emotional learning (SEL). A special section at the back of each book provides adults, teachers and caregivers more tips, techniques information and activities to help young children work through their feelings.

1. In Person Visits - Small class readings and book signings for children ages 4-8

2. Virtual Visits - Zoom visits for larger school readings and book plate signings

3. Pre-Recorded - Dr. Serani will answer questions written by students about her books

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